Interesting Facts about Kerala | Kerala Moments

Kerala Facts Kerala is also popularly known as ‘God’s Own Country’.  A name that was given to it in the 1980’s by the tourism department as part of a marketing plan for the unknown Kerala.  However, Kerala actually means ‘ the land of coconuts’. Statistics / Facts of Kerala Kerala has some very impressive statistics. They have: The highest…

New Year…. Holiday Time | Kerala Moments

Happy New Year To get you through January we’ve put together some of our favourite places in Kerala… enjoy! Cochin Cochin is home to one of the busiest airports in Kerala.  This bustling part of the world is modern – meets – ancient.  It boasts a palace, churches and huge cantilevered fishing nets found on the waterline. Cochin is a cultural…

Cochin | Kerala Moments

Cochin – Kerala’s Cosmopolitan City Whatever Kerala tour you choose, Cochin is likely to feature at some point. Cochin has its own airport so it may be that you arrive or depart from here. If so, we encourage you to enjoy a half day sightseeing tour. If you can afford the time, stay a few…

Explore the Tropical Rainforests of Wayanad | Kerala Moments

The region of Wayanad in north west Kerala is home to a spectacular expanse of rainforest. Ideal for those with a passion for the outdoors, this area of immense beauty offers a dazzling variety of wildlife, dense tropical forests, tea and spice plantations, breathtaking waterfalls and a network of mountain streams. Part of the UNESCO…

An Introduction to Enchanting Kerala | Kerala Moments

Kerala: Something for everyone, impossible not to love!  From dazzling sandy beaches to striking mountains, from the calm maze of backwaters to crashing waterfalls, and with culture, cuisine and wildlife in abundance, you are sure to find the perfect holiday in Kerala.      Kerala is literally bursting with unique, awe inspiring sights and activities…

Tour of the Temples in Tamil Nadu | Kerala Moments

Whilst in South India, we urge you to visit some of the incredible temples standing proudly throughout Tamil Nadu. Known as India’s precious jewels, they are a sight not to be missed. Boasting wonderfully elaborate architecture, the temples showcase the opulent and lavish tastes of previous royalty. Each has a unique and mesmerizing design and an equally…

5 Stages of Missing a Flight | Kerala Moments

Missing a Flight One of the worst fears of travelling has happened…. you’ve missed your flight… here are the 5 stages you go through if you’re unfortunate enough for this to happen.. Panic There’s that initial panic before it’s confirmed that you have actually missed the flight, you’ll still rush (and run) to try and make it.  Hold that…

Holiday Planning 2018 | Kerala Moments

Holiday Planning 2018 Many of us are tempted to wait until the January sales to book our holidays but is booking that time of the year really cheaper?  This side of Christmas there’s certainly more choice of destinations and this is primarily down to the availability of accommodation and flights.  Holiday places fill up fast in January and…

Explore the Backwaters on a luxury houseboat | Kerala Moments

When planning your perfect tour of Kerala, the vast array of wonderful things to see and do will leave you spoilt for choice. However, high on the bucket list of many people visiting this destination is a cruise around the stunning backwaters. Kettuvallam (Houseboat) Cruises take place on board a traditional Kettuvallam (houseboat). Kettuvallam is basically…

Seasons Greetings | Kerala Moments

Seasons Greetings Christmas lights are officially being switched on throughout the country with major cities like London leading the way.  What other events do we have to look forward to this holiday season?… Christmas markets have sprung up everywhere over the last few years and we must say… we love them!  In Kent, almost every town has…

Did You Know?… Kerala Facts | Kerala Moments

Kerala Facts You’ve booked your holiday to Kerala for the first time and are prepared for the travelling and the clothing you should wear, is there any other helpful information you may need to know?  Here’s some facts on this beautiful area of India: Smoking ban: Although you can import up to a 100 cigarettes in India…

Guy Fawkes 2017 | Kerala Moments

Remember, Remember the 5th November…. This Sunday (and the few days surrounding it), the skies will be lit with multicoloured fireworks to signify ‘Guy Fawkes Night’. Perhaps one of the most significant dates in Autumn; back gardens and public parks will be filled with the crackle of blazing bonfires and bang of glittering fireworks this…